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Blanco County, Texas
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 • Posted August 12, 2008 10:00 PM

Public records information is compiled by Charles Willgren from reports filed at the Blanco Police Department, Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, Blanco Volunteer Fire Department, Blanco County Clerk, District Clerk, and Justices of the Peace offices.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Criminal Cases

Convictions will not appear this week.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Criminal Cases

Convictions will not appear this week.

Blanco Police Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 21 and Jul 30.

Jul 24

• Suspicious Person. 2:58 AM. A subject was passed out in the caller’s yard.

• Citizen Assist. 3:37 AM. A caller had fallen out of a chair and needed assistance getting back up. Fire and EMS assisted.

• Traffic Accident. 12:07 PM. A vehicle drove through a ditch off US 281. No fence damage was reported.

Jul 25

• Open Door. 7:22 AM. A side door was open at Riley’s BBQ and no one was around. An officer reported that an employee was working.

• Vandalism. 12:53 PM. A report was filed on vandalism on Main St.

• Welfare Concern. 9:41 PM. A caller hadn’t heard from an individual since March. An officer made contact with the individual.

• Prowler. 11:31 PM. A caller heard a popping noise in the back yard and then dogs barking at something.

Jul 26

• Suspicious Activity. 1:48 AM. Jones Ave.

• Alarm / Open Door. 2:55 AM. An officer responded to an alarm call at the Shell gas station to find an open door. The door was secured with handcuffs.

• Welfare Concern. 9:34 AM. An elderly, very confused subject walked into the complainant’s house and wanted to go to Johnson City. The subject was returned.

• Burglary. 10:25 AM.

• Animal Complaint. 10:52 AM. A caller reported chickens that were loose, destroying the yard and flower beds, and defecating.

• Abandoned Vehicle. 9:19 PM. A car was abandoned on US 281 by drunk drivers. A wrecker removed the vehicle.

Jul 27

• Noise Complaint. 12:45 AM. Loud noise and drumming was reported on 6th St.

• Noise Complaint. 12:53 AM. Loud music was reported.

• Alarm. 4:59 AM.

• Loose Livestock. 11:02 AM. Goats were loose; passers-by penned them back.

• Alarm. 5:31 PM.

• Possible Assault. 8:02 PM. An individual was possibly assaulted; an officer was requested.

Jul 28

• Civil Standby. 1:58 AM. A caller wanted to pick up personal belongings but people would not let the caller into the residence.

• Disturbance. 2:34 AM. A subject had threatened to break a window to enter a residence. An officer reported that everything was OK; the subject had left the scene.

• Suspicious Person. 11:27 AM. Teenagers were reportedly diving by, causing trouble.

• Welfare Check. 2:38 PM. Mesquite St.

• Suspicious Activity. 6:23 PM. A caller wanted to talk to an officer about a subject who was doing drugs.

Jul 29

• Assault. 11:26 AM. An complainant requested an incident report on an assault.

Jul 30

• Theft. 9:34 AM. Blanco Fire Department.

• Reckless Driver / Welfare Check. 5:43 PM. A pickup was seen swerving all over RR 32, heading toward Blanco. Officers stopped the vehicle.

Johnson City Police Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 21 and Jul 30.

Jul 24

• Open Door. 12:13 AM. An open door was reported; an officer checked and the building was secure.

• Animal Complaint. 7:51 AM. A pit bull was attacking a chow.

• Harassment / Terrorist Threat. 8:25 AM. Threats were received over the phone.

• Abandoned 911 Call. 1:17 PM. 911 received a call due to phone trouble.

• Animal Complaint. 8:18 PM. A neighbor’s dog was on the caller’s property.

Jul 25

• Alarm. 3:12 PM.

• Traffic Accident. 3:27 PM. US 281.

• Intoxicated Driver. 4:16 PM. A vehicle was all over the roadway on US 281.

• Intoxicated Driver. 10:12 PM. A vehicle full of intoxicated teenagers was driving fast, then slow, then fast, then slow.

Jul 26

• Suspicious Vehicle. 1:51 AM. A suspicious vehicle was seen behind the LBJ High School. Nothing at the school appeared to be damaged.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 1:19 PM. A caller requested an officer to drive by a residence to see if a vehicle was in the driveway.

• Burning Violation. 10:09 PM. Someone was reportedly burning by the river, under the bridge. An officer advised the subject and the fire was put out (with Blanco Co. SO).

• Suspicious Persons. 10:23 PM. A caller reported two subjects at Speedy Stop looking suspicious. An officer reported that the subjects were buying chips and gas.

Jul 27

• Welfare Check. 7:49 PM. A complainant called to speak with an officer (with Blanco Co. SO).

Jul 28

• Suspicious Vehicle. 8:22 AM. A pickup was parked in the Super S parking lot for the past four days; the caller requested that the vehicle be towed.

• Stranded Motorist. 2:48 PM. A truck with a cattle trailer was seen on the side of US 281.

• Theft. 3:00 PM. An officer took a felony theft report and issued a criminal trespass warning to a subject.

Jul 29

• Alarm. 8:36 AM. Cancelled alarm.

• 911 Hang up. 10:23 PM. An officer checked on a residence after a hang up call.

Jul 30

• Agency Assist. 12:18 AM. Officers assisted with a call regarding smoke alarms activating in a residence despite no signs of fire or smoke. Emergency officials checked the entire house and reported that the detectors’ batteries were possibly low.

• Animal Complaint. 11:55 AM. A pit bull was reportedly chasing cats onto the caller’s property; the caller was worried for children’s safety.

• Alarm. 4:40 PM. False alarm (with Blanco Co. SO).

• Alarm. 7:14 PM. Johnson City High School.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 21 and Jul 30.

Jul 21

• Threats. 5:07 PM. A subject, reportedly delusional, was making threats of hurting himself and others.

Jul 24

• Animal Complaint. 5:27 AM. A large bull elk was seen standing near US 290 East.

• 911 Misdial. 6:56 AM. A cell phone was activated and called 911 while in a person’s pocket.

• Followup. 7:47 AM.

• Information. 8:35 AM. A complainant informed the Sheriff’s Office about a dispute over payment of a service.

• Information. 12:31 PM. A tractor was reportedly stolen and may be in Round Mountain. An officer reported that there was an agreement between the subjects.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 1:12 PM. A complainant stated that someone shot a dog.

• Welfare Concern. 1:40 PM.

Jul 25

• Lost Property. 8:19 AM. A wedding ring was reported lost.

• Information. 11:25 AM. A caller gave 911 information about personal property being kept by a landlord.

• Burglary / Criminal Mischief. 12:29 PM. A house was reportedly broken into.

• Identity Theft / Information. 2:17 PM.

• Structure Fire. 8:44 PM. A barn was reportedly on fire near the US 290/281 intersection. Officers found a large controlled burn, not a structure fire. A warning was issued.

Jul 26

• Arrest on View. 7:18 AM. One subject arrested for warrants out of two counties.

• Abandoned Vehicle. 9:50 AM. US 290 West.

• Livestock Complaint. 7:03 PM. A calf was on Cemetery Rd. The owner put it up.

• Suspicious Vehicle. 7:14 PM. A suspicious vehicle was reported on the side of US 281. Two subjects were standing next to the vehicle, one of them crying. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.

• Burglary. 8:21 PM. A possibly break-in was reported at a hunting lease.

• Discharge of Firearm. 10:08 PM. A caller heard shots being fired around her area.

• 911 Hang up. 11:05 PM. Bronco Dance Hall. An officer spoke with the manager.

Jul 27

• Reckless Driver. 12:23 AM. A truck on US 281 swerved into oncoming traffic and clipped another vehicle’s side mirror.

• Intoxicated Driver. 12:28 AM. A possibly intoxicated driver was reported on US 281. The vehicle swerved off the road and kept putting on its blinker and then not turning.

• Suspicious Person. 1:03 AM. A subject was seen standing in the middle of US 281, two miles south of Blanco, and acting strangely. The subject was not located.

• 911 Hang up. 1:41 AM. 911 received three hang up calls and made contact with a subject who said everything was OK.

• Arrest on View. 6:51 AM. A black truck was on the side of US 290 East. Subjects were inside; a window was down and a subject was leaning his head out. One subject was arrested.

• Assault. 12:43 PM. A subject kicked the caller’s car door and was not allowing the vehicle to leave.

Jul 28

• Noise Complaint / Discharge of Firearm. 9:34 AM. A caller heard shots in the area.

• Motorist Assist. 10:49 AM. A wrecker was requested for a motorist on US 290.

• Illegal Dumping. 12:00 PM. Illegal dumping was reported on private property. An officer collected evidence.

• Unknown. 7:21 PM. Subjects were reportedly flashing juveniles.

• Suspicious Person. 8:14 PM. A suspicious, and possibly stranded, individual was walking along US 290 East without a shirt.

Jul 29

• Alarm. 8:28 AM. Cancelled alarm.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 8:50 AM. A complainant reported that a well pump was activated without the water turned on; pipes kicked off and water flooded the building.

• Alarm. 10:43 AM. False alarm.

• Motorist Assist. 7:27 PM. A caller had two blowouts.

• Trespassing. 7:46 PM. Juveniles were driving a 4-wheeler up and down a creek off RR 1888. They were gone on the officer’s arrival.

• Reckless Driver. 10:38 PM. A vehicle was driving all over the roadway on US 281. An officer pulled over the vehicle and reported that the driver was tired.

Jul 30

• Welfare Check. 12:10 AM. Comal County requested Blanco Sheriff’s Office make a welfare check based on information from a text message. An officer spoke with the phone’s owner and everything was OK.

• Suspicious Vehicle. 6:57 AM. A vehicle was sitting in an area where it shouldn’t have been. When the caller passed by, the driver flashed the car’s lights. The car was still there an hour later. An officer was unable to find the vehicle in a two-mile radius.

• Traffic Hazard. 11:25 AM. A vehicle was parked on the bridge on Trainer-Wuest Rd. The vehicle had left by the time an officer arrived.

• Welfare Concern. 11:40 AM. An officer was requested to check on a vehicle on US 281. The vehicle was towed.

• Information. 2:00 PM. A caller reported a check forgery by an individual known to him. He informed the person that he would press charges. .

Texas Department of Public Safety Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 21 and Jul 30.

Jul 24

• Traffic Accident. 7:57 AM. A driver lost control of a vehicle on RR 1623 and RR 1888. The vehicle was found on its side, not blocking the road. No injuries were reported.

• Traffic Accident. 2:27 PM. A one-vehicle accident occurred on US 281 at 473. Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and Blanco PD assisted.

Jul 27

• Arrest on View. 10:32 AM. One subject was arrested on RR 32.

• Reckless Driver. 2:54 PM. A vehicle was weaving and driving on the wrong side of the road; the driver was suspected to be intoxicated.

Jul 28

• Traffic Accident. 11:56 AM. A motorcycle accident occurred on CR 201.

Jul 29

• Traffic Accident. 3:31 AM. A caller reported a wreck on US 281. A vehicle rolled over and was on fire, and the driver was clear of the vehicle. The fire was extinguished and the driver taken to Hill Country Memorial Hospital (with Johnson City PD).

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 21 and Jul 30.

Jul 29

• Alarm. 6:20 AM. Accidental alarm activation.

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